Head First iPhone and iPad Development (Second Edition) provides an extremely accessible and approachable guide for those new to using tools such as Xcode to develop apps for iOS. As with other Head FIrst books, the approach is extremely graphically enhanced and takes the reader through a series of hands-on tutorials. General approach and processes […]
OK. Let’s go for the hat trick with this one. The third book in what Kisell terms The Mac Fitness Books series is Take Control of Troubleshooting Your Mac. He completes his trilogy as he deals with general and sometimes fatal issues such as slowdown in system operation (much of which is dealt with in […]
Take Control of Speeding Up Your Mac by Joe Kissell is one of a triumvirate of step-by-step manuals to keep your OSX based computer running as advertised – or as close to that as possible. Like his other two volumes on maintaining and troubleshooting your Mac, Kissell takes a systematic approach to examine the areas […]
Take Control of Maintaining Your Mac provides a series of steps and activities that can done on a periodic basis to prevent slowdown and/or crashes of your OSX based computer. The book lives up to its promise of providing a clear, concise and straightforward approach that explains why to carry out particular routines, what their […]
When I saw that there was a Take Control book available for Scrivener 2 I was excited to see if it could help me use Scrivener more effectively. I bought Scrivener back in 2005/6 in desparate hope that it would help me take control of my own disprate thougths and work on my doctoral thesis. […]
The subtitle ‘Bringing Location to Web Applications’ is particularly apt to this thorough and useful volume. In HTML5 Geolocation Anthony Holdener takes a programmatic approach through full cycle, exploring the nature of location, the technicalities of goelocation and definition of the JS W3C Geolocation API. It goes beyond this mere definition of accessing the API […]
This book is just chock full of goodness. Not only does the Book of CSS3 by Peter Gasston provide a thoughtful introduction to the latest and greatest power of CSS3 (the history and background of which is covered superbly), it offers clear, thorough and well illustrated examples built on tips, tricks and real world experience.